Health Center Medical Director, Chicago, IL
Health Center Medical Director
The Health Center Medical Director is a member of the health center leadership team and provides leadership, guidance and motivation to ensure the best environment for quality patient-centered care. The Health Center Medical Director is responsible for the oversight of all medical care and quality of services provided at the health center.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Works directly with the health center Practice Manager, Care Manager and providers to ensure a patient-centered, productive and efficient medical home.
- Oversees the medical care and quality of services provided at the health center.
- Serves as a role model for professionalism, productivity and service to the community
- Collaborates with the health center Practice Manager and Care Manager to address issues related to; work flow, patient care, patient concerns, and incidents.
- Participates in the recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of health center providers.
- On-boards/orients new provider staff.
- Supervises and evaluates health center providers.
- Approves provider schedules.
- Fosters a professional working relationship amongst all members of the health care teams.
- Communicates with providers regarding: quality initiatives, policies and procedures,
- Works with the behavioral health staff to assure the effective integration of care.
- Attends regularly scheduled meetings with the Chief Medical Officer.
- Supports productivity goals.
- Participates in the implementation and carrying out of continuous quality improvement programs and activities at the health center.
- Provides input to the agenda and design of health center staff meetings.
- Collaborates in the development and periodic review of written clinical policies, guidelines and protocols for the functioning of the health center and responsibilities of the clinicians.
- Assists, where required in the education and training of staff.
Required Skills or Abilities
- Ability to work as a team player/member.
- Ability to relate to diverse groups of people.
- Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and decisions.
- Ability to identify and maintain agency and patient confidential information.
Required Knowledge, Experience, or Licensure/Registration
- Graduate of accredited medical school with degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).
- Completion of Accredited Residency.
- Board certification in specialty, if newly graduated must be obtained within 2 years of graduation, must be kept current.
- Unrestricted license to practice within Illinois.
- Current DEA certificate without restriction.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience preferred as a provider in a primary care setting.
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